Appliance Course Description

With so many obstructive sleep apnea and TMD appliances in the dental market, it may seem overwhelming knowing which one to choose for which patient. The Dental Sleep Medicine & TMD appliance course is a 2-day journey towards increasing your mastery of dental sleep medicine and TMD appliances.



Course Objectives

  • The pros and cons of each major appliance, and which one is right for each patient.
  • Develop communication protocols with patients and dental labs for more successful outcomes.
  • Comprehensive exams and hands-on bite registration techniques.
  • Triaging between sleep apnea and TMD treatment.
  • Learn the latest medical billing policies, codes, and best practices for successful reimbursement.
Sleep and TMJ Appliances


16 CE Credits


Live Seminar Pricing:

Dentist      $1,995
Team Member     $995


Virtual Seminar Pricing:

Livestream      $1,995



Dr. Mayoor Patel


Frank Madrigal


Rose Nierman



Day 1

– Introductions
– The Science Behind Oral Appliance Therapy
– Dental Sleep Medicine & TMD Appliance Mechanics
– Appliance selection for various clinical and physiological conditions
– Pros and Cons of the major obstructive sleep apnea appliances on the market
– Understand how the dental lab operates to set up efficient communication protocols
– Comprehensive Head and Neck Exam. Triaging between sleep apnea and TMD treatment
How is bruxism related to craniofacial pain, treating the craniofacial pain and bruxism patient

Day 2

– Hands-on bites, impressions and models
– Chairside adjustment of appliances
– Short-term follow up, calibration and efficacy testing
– Writing Progress Reports
– Educating the patient on the appliance and reviewing the wear and care with the patient
– Managing Side effects
– What happens when the patient rejects the appliance
– Weaning the patient off a TMD appliance
– Long-term recall
– Medical Insurance Codes for Exams, Radiographs, Appliance Delivery, Repairs and Lab Fees


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Refund and Cancellation Policies:
All cancellations are to be made in writing. Registrations may be refunded at 100% if cancelled within the first 7 days of registration. An assessment fee of 30% will be taken for cancellations 8 days after registration if prior to 21 days before the course. An assessment fee of 50% will be taken for cancellations that are 21 days before the course or less. Attendees can transfer their registration to another course without penalty up until 10 days prior to course. Within 10 days of course, a 20% penalty to transfers will be applied